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involved in the andy lopez shooting death. a man has come forward claiming he had an unsettling encounter with that same deputy recently. katie. >> his name is jeff westbrook and he apparently put two and two together and realized deputy eric galehouse aimed his gun at him two months ago. westbrook says he was driving his bmw when deputy galehouse pulled him over for a traffic stop. he claims during the stop, the deputy pulled out husband gun twice. westbrook thought it was uncalled for at the time, but now says it was scary knowing the same deputy pulled out a gun and killed a teenager. >> he just failed to use his blinker. and he just felt like, you know, it got to the point in his face for something as minor as a blinker. galehouse's attorney gave us this statement regarding the incident, quote, based on deputy galehouse's experience and training, he would never willy-nilly pull out his gun, only if there would be a need for it. she also tells us that the shooting of lopez was the first time in his career lopez fired his gun in the line of duty. westbrook says he's going to talk to pol
who was killed by a sheriff's deputy has filed a claim against the county. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot seven times while carrying a pellet gun. police say they mistook this gun for a high-powered assault rifle. hundreds of students and others took to the streets of santa rosa earlier this week to protest the death of this popular eighth gradary. ma rowa teresa kumar is an msnbc contributor. this incident has caused a lot of outrage. there have been rallies, demonstrations, people holding up signs saying andy lopez did not have to die. also jail all racist killer cops. very strong language here. explain what we know about the facts of all this and how this case has now galvanized the community. >> good morning, thomas. thanks for doing this segment. this is something that's actually quite personal because i grew up in santa rosa in the community. sadly this is the third incident in less than eight years by a shooting of a teen victim by a police officer. and what we're seeing right now is the fact that you have young people, middle schoolers and high schoolers galvanizing, prot
. >>> new details this morning surrounding the shooting death of 13-year-old andy lopez. we are learning the deputy who fired the shots says he cannot remember if he identified himself as law enforcement before he opened fire. both dispatch records and high witness reports show that only about ten seconds passed between the time the deputy confronted lopez and the actual shooting. meantime, hundreds of people taking to the streets of santa rosa again last night chanting "andy." they want justice for the teenager's death. last week he mistook the boy's replica gun for an ak-47 and shot lopez seven times. those marching believe the shooting was unnecessary, and they hope to make a change. the fbi is now investigating this shooting. >>> a man who walked away from a controversial care facility in castro valley is still missing this morning. his name is edmond baskum. here's a photo of him. investigators say one day after the valley springs manor was shut down, he wandered away. now, this here is video of family members picking up belongings from the residence last night. 14 members were remo
.com slash --/app. >> the funeral is held for a 13 -year-old andy lopez shot and killed on tuesday afternoon while walking with an air rifle resembling an ak-47 and was shot by a sheriff deputy. the deputy said he feared for his life and opened fire hitting lopez seven times. the f.b.i. has joined local agencies looking into the shooting. >> the district attorney is expected to open an investigation today into a senior live in facility accused much leaving patients to fend for themselves. four disabled patients were found in castro valley open saturday. the staff left after state folks ordered the facility closed. three workers including a janitor, stayed on the job without pay to care for the patients. the owner's attorney tells abc7 news there was sufficient staff. >> i base on what the paramedics did, transporting all 14 people out of there to the hospital. i am not a medical expert. we are in law enforcement. if the medics say we have to get everyone to a hospital, i go with what they say. >> the tone causes it a "misunderstanding," and says the owner is chronically ill. two other facili
. hundreds gathered at his memorial service yesterday. andy lopez cruzz. gamma he had dreams. he had goals. he had so much life to live. >>james: and 607 still ahead on the kron4 morning news dr. conrad murray has been released from jail. and we will tell you the reason behind his early release protect plus one danville family is remembering their two children. 10 years now after a tragic accident. after the break we will tell you how the two parents are keeping their children's memory alive. ♪ yeah, i dream about bacon. [sfx] wham! so i'm bringing back the blt cheeseburger combo. a juicy jumbo beef patty loaded with hickory smoked bacon and melting cheese plus fries and a drink for just $4.99. but this isn't a dream. it's just a video from my last birthday party. nice car. sure is. make a deal with me, kid, and you can have the car and everything that goes along with it. ♪ ♪ so, what do you say? thanks... but i think i got this. ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new cla. set your soul free. >>darya: 610 right now and on this monday morning. it has been 10 years since the buyout and car
gathered yesterday to pay their respects to andy lopez. last week a sonoma county sheriffs deputy shot lopez seven times, killing him. lopez was carrying a replica gun designed to look like an ak-47 assault rifle. authorities say lopez did not follow orders to drop his weapon, and instead raised the barrel of the replica gun toward deputies. the fbi is now conducting an independent investigation. >>> in the east bay now, the alameda county sheriffs office is investigating a senior care facility accused of abandoned 14 patients. authorities say patients at the valley springs manor nursing home in castro valley were left with only a cook, a janitor, and a caretaker for two days last week. the rest of the employees left after the state ordered the facility to temporarily shut down. the remaining workers eventually became alarmed and called the sheriffs office. state officials say the owner of the nursing home also ownsf&d t facilities in oakland and modesto. those facilities were shut down last week as well. >>> if a san francisco supervisor has his way, get ready to pay more for sugary
la situación, pero los residentes exigen perdon y justicia. >> el lugar donde cayo andy lopez es expresión de enojo a autoridades. >> sí le digo que siento, no siento coraje. >> uan serie de proestas pasan después del hecho mortal y esperan que autoridades vayan a la comunidad y la familia lopez. >> tiene que haber un perdon, vamos a
deputy who shot and killed 13-year old andy lopez last week in santa rosa. the deputy is 48-year-old erick gelhaus. he's a 24-year veteran of the sheriff's office - and is a field training officer and firearms instructor. he and another deputy were on patrol when they spotted lopez with what turned out to be a replica ak-47. several agencies are investigating - including the f.b.i. community leaders are planning a march tomorrow in santa rosa to demand more information. >> a 3-alarm fire in san francisco's mission district damaged four buildings and forced evacuations today. it broke out today in a 2- story building on valencia street. the fire spread to other buildings - including a pilates studio. because the buildings are so closely packed together here, when firefighters arrived -- the fire was upgraded to three alarms almost immediately. they called a three alarm. >> we had approximately 100 fire fighters on scene here. they were able to prevent it from spreading any further than the buildings on either side and the one behind it >> catherine: no one was injured.but half a
to rally in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa beginning at noon. today new information emerge about the deputy who shot lopez 7 times after the boy flashed a realistic air assault rifle at him. 48-year-old eric is a 24 year vet rap of the force and firearms instructor. he has written extensively on use of force by police advising officers to turn on the so-called gene when needed. >> new at 11:00 san jose resident meet tonight to talk about how to provide young people with alternative to gang life. this is the second of 4 planned meetings hosted by gang prevention task force. tonight participant also discussed the potential link between gangs and prostitution. the task force plans to take the input from the meetings to develop plan for 2014. >> the food network guy took the witness stand today to testify against the man accused of stealing his yellow lamborgini more than 2 years ago. prosecution asked guy if he ever gave 19-year-old max wade permission to at that time sports car. answer was no. wade is accused of breaking into a san francisco auto deal
. >>> a march this afternoon will protest the deadly shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a sheriff's deputy. andy lopez was killed last week. goalhouse is a 24 year veteran of the department. he was a field training officer for the department and was on a training exercise tuesday night when he saw lopez holing a bb gun that looked like a weapon. he shot lopez seven times. >> shame on -- on sonoma county sheriff. shame on you. you have broken our hearts. >> a funeral mass is being held tonight in santa rosa for lopez. another march in his honor is being held on wednesday. >>> the suspect wounded in sunday's police shooting in san francisco's marina district is scheduled to be formally charged today. police say they were forced to open fire on the armed man after he beat and shot another person at chestnut and pierce streets. ktvu channel 2 news has learned the name of the man wounded in that shooting is navares mobo jr.. he is in critical condition at san francisco general hospital. >>> time now is 4:34. and the snow keeps falling in the sierra. several inches fell yesterday. it continued overnig
than hundred who's marched yesterday following the funeral of the 13-year-old andy lopez police lieutenant told us the veteran deputy jumped out and opened fire while his deputy in training was in the process of stopping the car and taking cover behind the door. between the thooim time they spotd and called in the sighting of andy with a replica ak 47 and the time the deputy shot him, ten seconds elapsed. >> by the time he was capable engaging the subject, the
-year-old andy lopez in sanity why rosa. this rally comes after hundreds of people attended a funeral mass last night for him. for many the grief was semplly overwhelming as friends and family placed the boy's casket in the back of a hearse. he was shot and killed by a son olympic wra county sheriff's deputy just last week. the deputy, he thought lopez's replica rifle was a real ak-47. parents, they say shooting -- this shooting sent a wave of sadness and fear throughout the community in santa rosa. >> i've had -- i don't want that to happen with my kids. >> i don't want my daughter to have to grow up with this happening to her in the future and to her friends. i don't want this to happen. basically to change in our community. >> the mourners say they are standing with the lopez family demanding justice for a shooting they say should have never happened. the fda also involved in this one, now conducting an independent investigation into the shooting. >>> a private funeral service will be held this afternoon for the menlo park couple killed by a suspected drunk driver. police say the c
when 13-year-old andy lopez was shot and killed by a deputy sheriff. lopez was carrying what appeared to be an ak-47 assault rifle that looked very much like the real thing. it was a replica. the deputy telling investigators he and the deputy he was training at the time spotted lopez walking through a field holding the fake rifle. now, there are questions over whether those deputies identified themselves as police as they told lopez to drop the replica gun and if the trainees who was driving the car at the time, had time to get out of the squad car before shots were fired. santa rosa police lieutenant paul henry answered all of those questions for us today. >> the deputy statement was that he wasn't sure if he identified himself or not. he couldn't remember if he did or did not. while the deputy driving the vehicle was in the process of slowing the vehicle down, stopping it safely without running into anything, putting the vehicle into park and then getting out of the vehicle, the deputy who was in the passenger seat was able to exit the vehicle much more quickly because he didn't hav
to andy lopez. he was stunned. >> i don't know where i'm at. i just know that i'm feeling that maybe something could have been done. >> reporter: we are live out here at the growing memorial at moreland. he just told us he plans to file a formal complaint with the sheriff's department against deputy gelhaus. we tried to get ahold of the sheriff's department to get their story. we have not yet heard their viewpoint. and a memorial will be held at 6:30 this evening, hosted by andy's mother. >> also today, deputy gelhaus's attorney told the chronicle that he thought that andy's gun was a real ak-47 and he feared for his life. that's why he opened fire. the attorney also said that gelhaus quote feels for the loss of life. >>> jubilation in boston tonight. fans are celebrating the red sox third world championship in 10 seasons. it's the first time they have clinched at home in 95 years. fans filled the streets after the last out. >> it hasn't happened at fenway park for 95 years! the red sox are world champions! >> very exciting night, boston strong. highlights coming up in sports. >>> o
revelan nuevos cesar ---se revelan nuevos detalles sobre la muerte del menor andy lopez a manos de un agente del alguacil en santa rosa.. take vo ---de acuerdo al teniente paul henry, el agente erick gelhaus no recuerda con certeza si se identifico al momento de ordenarle al adolescente que soltara la pistola de juguete a-47... ---henry afirma que un testigo escucho al agente ordenarle en dos ocasiones al menor tirar el juguete cuando este caminaba sobre la avenida moorland antes de dispararle siete veces.... blanca ---un padre de 2 hijos ha sido detenido por presuntament e haber dejado a su hijo e hija menores de edad, dentro de un auto por mas de 15 horas en milpitas. take vo ---ayer, alrededor del mediodia, un vecino de la calle "north hillview" de esa ciudad, llam a la policia para reportar que los menores de 10 y 8 aÑos de edad habian estado en el auto desde las 10 de la noche anterior. ---la policia se llevo a los menores e incauto el auto, y ayer por la noche "julio reyes" reporto a sus hijos y auto perdidos. ---al llegar a la comisaria, "reyes" fue detenido y acusado por pone
andy lopez's mother filed a claim against sonoma county ask sheriff's office. here it s just filed today and of course, this is the first step to a full-fledged lawsuit. >> he feels for the loss of the life. for the loss for the family, for the community. >> but the deputy's lawyer says it doesn't minimize the threat. >> an ak 47 with no markings it was a replica gun pointed in his direction. those weapons, they pierce body armor. they pierce, go right through patrol vehicles. and this is a residential neighborhood. the deputy ordered 1 or 2 times for mr. lopez to drop the gun. >> police are investigating the shooting saying it was only ten seconds before the time he radioed and time he fired shots. protestors say they were shocked. >> i cannot understand how this happened in such a short, short time. ten seconds, and the boy is murdered. he says he fired when the barrel rose towards the deputies. >> so, once the lethal threat was posed and he felt he had no other option but to use a firearm >> lawyers for the family say they will hold a news conference on monday. family members wi
was eric gale house. the same man who shot and killed 13-year-old an andy lopez. >> he realize that if he if shot a man or a kid, you know, there was possibility that he could have shot him as well so he was scared. >> he claims he was driving the bmw when gale house pulled him over for traffic stop and during the brief encounter the deputy pulled out a gun twice. gale house attorney said of the incident quote basesed on the deputy experience and training he was never will nil pull out the guchbility only if a need for it. earlier in an exclusive interview with 7 new news, he said he's sad by what happened but defend his actions. >> ak 47 with no markings that it was a replica gun that was point entered his direction. everything indicated that this was a real firearm and that mr. lopez was aware that the deputy were law enforcement. >> lopez family filed a claim against sonoma county. sheriff office failed to develop adequate training policy for the use of lethal force. in santa rosa, abc 7 news. >> happening now antioch police searching for the owner of 2 dog that attacked a group of
blanca ---se revelan nuevos blanca ---se revelan nuevos detalles sobre la muerte del menor "andy lopez" a manos de un agente del alguacil en santa rosa. take vo ---de acuerdo al teniente "paul henry", el agente "eric gel-haus" no recuerda con certeza si se identifico al momento de ordenarle al adolescente que soltara la pistola de juguete. ---henry afirma que un testigo escucho al agente ordenarle en 2 ocasiones al menor tirar el juguete cuando ste caminaba sobre la avenida "moor-land" antes de dispararle 7 veces. take vo ---una familia brasileÑa pide la ayuda del publico para encontrar a "paulo netto" de 23 aÑos de edad quien no ha sido localizado desde el lunes pasado ---la familia del joven viaj a san francisco desde su pas natal para buscarlo ---segn la hermana de "netto", ella recibi una llamada de l diciendole que alguien estaba persiguiendol o y que tena miedo ---si usted conoce su paradero, comuniquese con la policia de san francisco. blanca ---un vecindario del ste de la bahia se vio aterrorizado por 2 feroces perros. take vo ---un hombre caminaba a sus 2 mascotas cuando rep
house. the same man who shot and killed 13-year-old an andy lopez. >> he realize that if he if shot a man or a kid, you know, there was possibility that he could have shot him as well so he was scared. >> he claims he was driving the bmw when gale house pulled him over for traffic stop and during the brief encounter the deputy pulled out a gun twice. gale house attorney said of the incident quote basesed on the deputy experience and training he was never will nil pull out the guchbility only if a need for it. earlier in an exclusive interview with 7 new news, he said he's sad by what happened but defend his actions. >> ak 47 with no markings that it was a replica gun that was point entered his direction. everything indicated that this was a real firearm and that mr. lopez was aware that the >>.uty were law enforcemen >> lopez family filed a claim against sonoma county. sheriff office failed to develop adequate training policy for the use of lethal force. in santa rosa, abc 7 news. >> happening now antioch police searching for the owner of 2 dog that attacked a group of neighbors
and that the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez last week was the first time gaylehouse had actually fired r fired his gun in the line of duty. >>> the south bay father whose two children spent more than 17 hours inside a suv is due in court today. a neighbor found the 10-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy cold, tired and hungry and called police. we have the story. >> police say 29-year-old julio reyes drove his two kids two to north hill view drive and left them in his suv seen in this photo. it was 10:00 tuesday night and reyes was off to visit a friend in the area. police got a called from a concerned neighbor who noticed the kids at 12:42 the next afternoon. >> the officers show up and find a 10-year-old female and an 8-year-old male all by themselves in the car and they're tired and they're cold and they're hungry. >> the kids were taken into protective custody. the officers bought them food while the department tried to track down reyes. >> we called local hospitals. we called both alameda county and santa claire county to see if he was in county with no luck. >> finally, wednesday night, more th
plans to file a lawsuit monday against the county. andy lopez was shot and killed last week as he was carrying a pellet gun that looked like an ak-47. the deputy says he ordered lopez to drop the gun and that he opened fire after lopez turned around and appeared to be raising the gun. the county has received notice of an intent to file a lawsuit. today they said any civil lawsuit would be premature. >>> video shows what some claim is mistreatment of mentally ill prisoners in california. the tapes were created by guards abiding by a state policy to record all cell extractions. they're part of a lawsuit brought by inmates who are seeking a ban on the use of pepper spray against the mentally ill. >>> the warmest day of the week and the warmest day we'll see for a while. that was today. take a look at the numbers. they were up there. 80 degrees. watch what happens tomorrow as the weather system comes in. drop of temperatures. santa rosa from 79 to 70. 72 to 63 in san francisco. it's going to be cooler. not going to be cold though. going to be a nice day tomorrow. it's just not going t
the sheriff's department. this comes less than two weeks after the fatal shooting of 13- year-old andy lopez. the suit claims the department encourages use of deadly force even when there's no public safety threat. officials said lopez was carrying a bb gun that looked like an assault rifle and he refused to drop it. the county -- sonoma county said this is premature since the investigation is still active. >>> a vehicle shot and killed a mountain lion yesterday morning. he was tagged when he was caught earlier in an aqueduct in santa cruz. >> it didn't mean it would do great the rest of its life. it had many other challenges and having this information from all these collared animals helps us bring science to help deal with these management problems. >> thes have puma project is -- the santa cruz puma project is still tracking 18 other mountain lions. >>> jobs, trade and development coming to a long quiet corner of oakland. this afternoon governor jerry brown joined other dignitaries to break ground on a $1 billion cargo hub at the former oakland army base base. the project will include a r
involving andy lopez, the 13-year-old boy. lots of community outrage and anger over this. >> it was an outpouring of grief that's turned into anger. there are community meetings this weekend which we'll keep track of and into next week as well. questions how do it happen, why did it happen, what did we do to prevent it and the name of the sheriff deputy who shot him and people are talking about him and it's raised a lot of issues about guns, toy guns that look like real guns and representation on the school bored, in the sheriff's department, so a lot of community discussion happening out there. >> and also, people bringing up trayvon martin, oscar grant, some traces of that. >> another, you know, young person of color being shot by police or in this case the sheriff's deputy and questions being raise. would it have happened under different circumstances if he was, you know, a white teenager for example. >> let's return to the south bay for another election measure, another campaign but next june in 2014, already attracting a lot of attention. >> absolutely. seven-term in
: the family of andy lopez is suing the sonoma county sheriff's office. the 13-year-old was shot and killed by >> catherine: a deputy -- erick gelhaus. the lawsuit says in part that the department did not properly train its deputies in using deadly force. gelhaus shot lopez october 22nd after he reported seeing the teenager carrying an assault rifle -- which turned out to be a replica. >> catherine: happening now -- >> catherine: two of bart's unions have been voting on a new contract deal - that ended a strike earlier this month. they'll be doing that until around 10-pm - and the results could be in late tonight. kron4's philippe djegal is live in oakland where voting is still underway. philippe? >> i bolted yes. we were seized if their pay raise and were promised better safety. >> reporter: union leaders said the small turnout says that in simple majority vote is needed. the president of that union confirms that a boat is being held tonight. >> the vote is the board to vote yes and then the contract passes. going into effect immediately i believe. >> reporter: union leaders say the result
of 13-year-old andy lopez plans to file a civil rights lawsuit monday against sonoma county. lopez is the 13-year-old shot and killed by a deputy.who spotted him carrying an assault rifle, which turned out to be a replica. the family claims that deputy erick gelhaus shot lopez without cause. and says the department did not properly train deputies in such situations. the county has not commented. we'll continue to follow the case. the family's attorney has scheduled a news conference for monday. you can get updates on our facebook and twitter pages, on kron four-dot-com, and on our new mobile app. >> parking area. germany and brazil are privacy. they're asking the u-n general assembly to adopt a draft resolution calling for an end to excessivethe draft notes that the highly intrusive act." voted on later this month. it follows allegations that the u-s spied on foreign leaders -- including brazil's president and the chancellor of germany. >> we have clear conditions for tonight. over the mount tam the camera is shaking a bit. this weather system that pushed through tonight. nearly 3
. reporter: jeff westbrook says he, too, is mourning the loss of andy lopez. the memorial to him continues to grow. the deputy who shot lopez is the same man who pulled a gun on westbrook during a routine traffic stop. >> at this time i just looked at him point blank at the barrel of a gun. >> he said he and an employee feared for their lives beforing a stopped on highway 101 for make ang unsafe lane change. he says the sheriff's deputy who made the stop seemed agitated when he approached his car. >> i looked to -- i looked back up there was a gun, and he is screaming, turn the vehicle off. at that point i put my hands up and said, sir, the vehicle is off. >> the deputy then told westbrook to get out of the car. >> he asked me if i had any weapons and as i took my hands
, that they are unaware of. the family of 13-year-old andy lopez will face a civil rights lawsuit against sonoma county tomorrow. lopez is the 13-year-old shot and killed by a deputy, spotted him carrying what looked like an assault rifle. the family claims, deputy eric gillhouse shot lopez without cause. the department didn't properly train deputies in such situations. the county is not commenting. >>> a robbery suspect will be arraigned after an officer- involved shooting. and ronald was charged with attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. nev aros set up craig's list fans. last week, they were shot by police before being arrested. connecticut judge scheduled a hearing on arguments, whether he has authority to release michael skakel. cousin of the kennedys from prison. skakel is awaiting a new trial in the 1925 slaying of neighbor. judge says skakel was not adequately represented in 2002, when he was found guilty of killing skakel with a golf club. >>> they are rejected nsa leaker, snowden of clemency. no officers or offers are being discussed. snowden should return to the u.s. and face c
county and the sheriff's anti-doping who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy. the family of andy lopez has filed three wrongful death claims in the case. the deputy shot and killed lopez last month. >>> plans for an upscale shopping center expansion go to the walnut creek city council next month. it is adding up to 300,000 square feet of retail space. as don knapp reports, to make it all happen 100 stores could get the boot. >> reporter: it's sunday and people in walnut creek are shopping, taking little notice of the public hearing signs tied to lamp posts. the signs refer to design divisions and a master plan that would add 300,000 square feet to the already bustling shopping area. >> the variety of shops that are offered, the outdoor feel. >> niemann mark us. >> nordstrom, macy's. all of the above. >> reporter: but the plans for the successful broadway plaza call for big changes beginning with new construction where about 100 shops now stands. the shops have to vacate by early next year. one shop en er told the san francisco business times she was surprised by a january 31st deadline to
unconstitutional. the lawsuit alleges the deputy shot andy lopez without reasonable cause and that is what violates the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago the deputy mistook that boy's replica rifle for a real life ak-47 and then shot him a total of seven times. the deputy claims the boy started to point that replica directly at him and the deputy says he feared for his life. >>> in the south bay this morning, a suspect is in custody in connection to a deadly shooting in downtown san jose. this happened early yesterday morning on morrison avenue. police say a man in his 30s was shot at least once. family members drove him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. in less than an hour, police say the suspect, who apparently knew his victim, was in custody. >> maybe 4:30, 5:00 in the morning some shots were fired down here at the end of the block. maybe four or five. >> the shooting marks the city's 39th homicide this year. that's five more than san jose had at the same time last year. >>> this morning san francisco police investigating a crash, a tragic crash that killed a man in a whe
. >> the family of 13 year old andy lopez plans to file a civil rights lawsuit monday against sonoma county. lopez is a 30 year-old boy shot and killed by a deputy who spotted him carrying an assault rifle which turned out to be a replica the family claims that the deputy shot lopez without cause. >> and says that the department did not properly trained deputies in such situations. >> the county has not commented. >> scary moments friday morning in the caldecott tunnel when a car heading eastbound in the first or caught on fire. we have video of the scene taken by a beer before heavy smoke made it hard to see inside the tunnel. people got out of their cars, mostly keeping calm. kron4 is haazig menu was at the scene and tells us what happened. >> there is only one way men and one way out so when the fire happened people could not get out of their cars to get out of the towel. >> there were no injuries we only see people being transported for smoke inhalation and transported to hospital for precautionary purposes. >> the driver of the burning vehicle also make it out safely. >> oakland and render fi
county sheriff deputies while he held an air soft rifle. andy lopez was shot and killed on tuesday. the line of mourners stretched out the door as people paid their respects to his family. lopez's classmates have joined protests to vent their anger about his death. today they remembered happier times. >> andy was full of smiles and stuff and just knowing he is not here anymore, it is sad. everyone in there is sad. if he was here everybody would be happy. >> lopez's bb gun was alongside a real ak47 rifle. the fbi has joined several agencies looking into the shooting. >>> tonight neighbors remembered a tragedy that took two young lives in danville 10 years ago. they died after a drunk driver hit them while they headed to a store with their mother carmen and two friends. troy was 10 and uh -- alana was seven. >> i don't think it will ever go away. we just learn to live with it. >> they pushed for laws making it harder for doctors to prescribe narcotics in california. they also launched a petition drive to get the measure on the ballot next year. the driver who killed them was high on
was shot and killed by sonoma county sheriff deputies while he held an air soft rifle. andy lopez was shot and killed on tuesday. the line of mourners stretched out the door as people paid their respects to his family. lopez's classmates have joined protests to vent their anger about his death. today they remembered happier times. >> andy was full of smiles and stuff and just knowing he is not here anymore, it is sad. everyone in there is sad. if he was here everybody would be happy. >> lopez's bb gun was alongside a real ak47 rifle. the fbi has joined several agencies looking into the shooting. >>> tonight neighbors took tragedy that took two young lives in danville 10 years ago. they died after a drunk driver hit them while they headed to a store with their mother carmen and two friends. troy was 10 and uh -- alana was seven. >> i don't think it will ever go away. we just learn to live with it. >> they pushed for laws making it harder for doctors to prescribe narcotics in california. they also launched a petition drive to get the measure on the ballot next year. the driver who killed the
of andy lopez are expected to file and lawsuit against the deputy who shot and killed their son. he fired eight shots after the teen refused to put down what turned out to be a replica of an assault rifle. this is expected to be filed tomorrow and then the family will hold a news conference. this is the first step to filing a federal lawsuit. >>> napa police are warning pushes and children about the dangers of toy guns that look too realistic. >> they warned about playing in public with replica firearms. they tell the newspaper that the department is trying to prevent what happened in sonoma county with what happened there. >>> this went off the cliff at highway one. it happened yesterday south of rocky point road. the car was a head honda accord that was reported stolen. it was 200 feet down a cliff. the driver was pronounced dead at the scene and was not yet identified and closed in both directions for three hours. >> arrest warrant was issued for the man accused of duct taping a mouth, nose and eyes leading to the animals death. this is ramirez lopez. he is responsible for abusing the
and killed 13-year-old andy lopez. told investigators he did not remember if he identified himself as an officer before he shot lopez. lopez was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak 47 assault rifle. deputies thought it was a real gun and feared for his life. >>> earlier this week told you about massive backlog of weapons. ktvu is there as officers try to reduce that backlog one case at a time. >> you knew you were supposed to turn them over to authorities. >> i have no comment. get that out of my face. >> recently the homes of special agents went door to door. some of the surprising places they found illegally owned guns and what needs to change to clear up that backlog. all part of an exclusive special report tonight at 10:00 news. >> halloween night planes the streets will be packed with trick or treaters and that has law enforcement agencies stepping up their efforts. joins us live from a spooky looking. >> reporter: good morning. it's finally light outside . but earlier when it was darker, this house was very impressive with all of its glow in the dark spider webs, skeleton
's deputy for the real thing. the suffer sheriff's deputying firing eight rounds at andy lopez, killing him. >> the report are that he asked the boy to drop the weapon and he didn't drop it. >> andy was not that type, believe me. andy, if he knew it was a sheriff, if he was asked, andy would have dropped it, you know? i don't believe that at all. >> reporter: friends and neighbors in santa rosa have held rallies, calling the shooting a combination of unnecessary force and racism. some allege the shooter was profiled because he was hispanic, walking through a low- income neighborhood. >> what we want is him to have some consequences, just like we would. you know, we want him to be prosecuted for what he did. he took somebody's life. you know? he was 13 -- he had just turned 13. we want justice for andy. and until we get that, we're not going to stop marching. >> i understand that the community is angry and sad. and this is a horrible tragedy for all involved. >> sheriff told us he wouldn't go into-- couldn't go into details of the case. but eric yo house is a 24- veteran of the force. >> the
of andy lopez plans to file a lawsuit against the county and sheriff's deputy mo killed the teen. deputy eric gallon house shot and killed lopez last month. the boy was carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real assault rifle. >>> stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. >>> good morning. a lot of gridlock in downtown san jose before the highway 85 interchange. there is an accident blocking multiple lanes. highway 85 is slow going a little farther south. and 101 backed up now heading into san jose. the bay bridge has been stacked up to the mayes for a while now. 20 to 25 minutes on to the bangladesh. we have had a series of different accidents including a new one approaching skyway making that drive time more than an hour. that's your latest traffic. >>> at least it's pretty out there. cold temperatures in spots. it was cool early on this morning. looking towards mount diablo, blue skies and that is going to be the way it's going to stay all day long. temperatures starting to climb now. a lot of 40s. a couple 50s showing up
's deputy shot andy lopez on tuesday. lopez turned a replica ak37 assault rifle toward the deputies. today lopez family held a memorial for lopez. >>> also police shot and killed ryan solanga. it happened on poplar. solanga's uncle said he was unarmed. this was his first deadly officer involved shooting in san bruno in two decades. >>> and in union city, police shot and killed 47-year-old timothy lopez on monday night. the officers say they opened fire because lopez who was a parolee did not comply with officers orders. they said lopez was armed with a pipe and threatened them. this was the third officer involved shooting in union city this year. >>> new information now about that castro valley nursing home that is now empty. sheriff deputies found more than a dozen residents some of them bedridden abandoned yesterday. tonight we're looking at the home's troubled past. officials ordered management to close that facility. why workers apparently walked out. >> the crime scene tape means this is as close as one can get to valley manor on apricot way. you can barely make a note on the door in
. >> reporter: a traditional aztec dance was a part of andy lopez's memorial --- where they also prayed for men, women, elders and children. >> he had goals and dreams that someone took away from him. he had a life to live, and he was only allowed to live 13 years. that's hard. >> reporter: hundreds of people poured through to pay their respectsthere were flowers, rest in peace signs on cars and t-shirts a sea of mourners wore white shirts with photos of andy embedded on them. the teen's father was understandably shaken , but a famly friend tells us the 13 year old and his siblings are good children that were raised well. >> the kids are not bad kids. they're students, beautiful kids. the latin people are very concerned at this moment. >> andy was a very laid back guy, funny, outgoing, he was just nice to be around >> we never thought this would happen actually. we're all so young and it happened so quick. >> reporter: alecia reid, kron 4 news. a friend of the family tells us they've been getting a lot of requests from people in the community about ways they can donate to andy's funeral. they t
is held this week for the teen shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff. a 13-year-old andy lopez was shot while walking with a toy that resembled an ak-47. the deputy feared for his life and opened fire hitting lopez seven times. the f.b.i. has joined several local agencies looking into the shooting. >> the alameda district attorney is expected to open an investigation today in a senior living facility accused of living patients to fend for themselves. 14 disabled patients were found on saturday at valley springs manor after city officials ordered the facility closed. three workers including a janitor, stayed without pay to care for the patients. the owner's attorney say there was sufficient staff to handle the patients. authors disagree. >> i base it on the paramedics transporting all 14 patients out of there to the hospital. i am not a medical expert. if the medics say we need to get everyone to the hospital i go with what they say. >> the attorney says it is a misunderstanding and owner is chronically ill. the company owns two other facilities operating licenses there, too, we
stream of people have come to the site where andy lopez was killed on tuesday. some of them know the boy personally. >> he would come over after school and ask us if we could play outside. >> reporter: his linked in program shows he served in the iraq war and according to his profile a writer for s.w.a.t. magazine. he was on a training exercise tuesday night when he saw lopez holding a bb gun that looked like an assault weapon. gilhouse shot lopez seven times. >> shame on sonoma county sheriff. shame on you. you have broken our heart. >> reporter: there are two marchs planned this week. one at 10:00 tomorrow morning. day organizers holded out fliers so that students could be excused from school to attend. there's another march planned for wednesday at 5:00. kerry kerrion is planning that event. she did not know the teen personally but is tired. >> people are feeling suspicious in some way. >> reporter: people have been handing out fliers about the marchs this week. we're told that sheriff steve perez will be meeting with the latino advisory committee and a department representative says
to return a funeral in santa rosa, california, tonight for andy lopez who was shot to death last week by a sheriff's deputy who thought he was carrying an assault rifle. so it turned out to be a plastic pellet gun. the community is outraged by this killing. the sonoma county sheriff is standing by the deputy eric gilhouse, the officer who pulled the trigger. >> a tragedy for all involved. >> the fact he's been employed with the sheriff's office for 24 years suggests you have a lot of confidence in him. >> eric is a solid employee and the fact he trains new people for us does show the level of respect that we have for eric and his position here. >> this was such a tragedy. sheriff's deputies claim they ordered lopez to on drop his weapon and opened fire when he turned toward them with his toy gun. i have to go online and take a look at his tois gun versus what the actual assault rifle looks like because i have a boy who walks around shooting. i let him do the water guns, the big ones, because they don't look like regular rifles. in this case, berman, it looked like the assault rifle. w
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